from The Century Dictionary.

  • Knotty; stubby.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Knotty; gnarled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete knotty; gnarled


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word knarry.


  • But if anybody, who has the necessary knowledge to understand, and therefore the necessary patience to tolerate, these knotty knarry envelopes, insertions, and excrescences, will for the moment pay no attention to them, but merely strip them off, he will find the carcass of a very tolerable novel left behind.

    The English Novel George Saintsbury 1889


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.